Werribee, Point Cook and Surrounds Heats up this Winter

Werribee, Point Cook and Surrounds Heats up this Winter

Werribee, Point Cook and Surrounds Heats up this Winter

Located 30 minutes' drive from Melbourne's CBD, Werribee, Point Cook and Surrounds offers an escape from the hustle and bustle with an endless array of heart-warming activities for the whole family. From regular farmer's markets offering the season's local bounties, overnight safari adventures at the Werribee Open Range Zoo, cosy nights at award winning Shadowfax Winery to indulgence at one of the world's leading day spas and sumptuous high tea at the Historic Werribee Mansion, this is the ideal weekend destination for exploring, adventure and relaxation.

 

Fifth Element Day Spa

What:

Awarded Australia's number one Day Spa by the Australian Beauty Industry Association in 2015, Fifth Element is a hidden sanctuary nestled on the Werribee River featuring a complete range of spa treatments and seasonal specials for complete winter indulgence.

 

Where:

LG, 90a Watton Street, Werribee

 

How:

For bookings and more information visit www.fifthelementdayspa.com.au 


 

High SocieTEA at Werribee Mansion

What:

Visitors can take a step back in time and immerse themselves in the colonial surrounds of the grand old Werribee Mansion's restored 1870's homestead. Throughout winter, the mansion will treat visitors to High SocieTEA, a perfectly indulgent high tea served by the open fire in the hotel's historic library.

Where:

Werribee Mansion, K Road, Werribee

 

When:

Held every Sunday from 3pm until 5pm

 

How:

High SocieTEA at Werribee Mansion costs $80 per person.

For bookings or more information,

visit www.lancemore.com.au/mansion-hotel-and-spa

 

 

Farmers' Markets

What:

One of Victoria's most important food bowls with Werribee South and surrounds producing 85% of the state's cauliflower, 53% of the broccoli and 34% of lettuce. The many regular farmers' markets in the area celebrate and showcase the regions seasonal bounty.

Where:

Various locations

 

When:

Werribee Central Farmers Market (Fourth Saturday of each month)

Werribee Farmers' Market (First Sunday of each month)

Farm Fresh 2U (9am – 4pm every weekend)

 

How:

For more information, visit www.experiencewyndham.com.au

 

 

Fridays @ Shadowfax

What:              Shadowfax Winery, the closest winery to Melbourne, opens its doors on Friday nights in June, October and December, treating foodies to fabulous food complemented by latest release Shadowfax wines and live music. 

When:             Friday nights in June from 4pm

Where:           Shadowfax Winery, K Road, Werribee

How:               www.shadowfax.com.au

 

-Winter in Werribee' event

What:              Wyndham City had joined forces with Wyndham Business and Tourism Association to create -Winter in Werribee'. A weekend complete with evening art experiences, superb local produce, family friendly school holiday activities and free street performances, acrobatics and movie projections.

When:             4:30pm – 9:00pm on 1 – 2 July, 2016

Where:           Various locations around Watton Street, Werribee

How:               For more information on the event and to purchase tickets visit www.experiencewyndham.com.au

 

Wild Nights @ Werribee Open Range Zoo

What:              These winter school holidays families can uncover what animals get up to after dark with an overnight adventure at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Featuring a range of activities for all night owls, including dazzling fire shows, marshmallow toasting, late night animal spotting, a Glow Zone, a Secret Garden and, of course, close encounters with the Zoo's resident animals.

When:             From 5.30pm on 25 June – 9 July 2016

Where:           Werribee Open Range Zoo, K Road, Werribee South

How:               Tickets to Wild Nights cost $35 per adult and $7 for children aged 4 – 15 years (discounted rates apply for Zoo members). For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.zoos.org.au

 

*NEW* Wyndham Harbour

What:

The recently opened Wyndham Harbour is Melbourne's newest seaside playground and a perfect place to play, explore and indulge. Visitors can get there by car or catch the new ferry service direct from the Melbourne Docklands to discover the impressive new marina complete with over 1000 boat berths, state of the art boating facilities, the exclusive Marina Club and two new beaches due for completion in the coming months.

 

Where:

Wyndham Harbour, 30 minutes from Melbourne and Geelong

 

How:

For more information, visit www.wyndhamharbour.com.au




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